Ibiza Holiday Guide - The Balearic Island
Ibiza is one of the world's most famous little Islands and one of the top destinations in Europe for a summer holiday. Each year young and old visit the Island for its gorgeous weather, fabulous beaches and super nightlife. The Island which is part of the Baleares which owned by Spain and is uniquely located in the Mediterranean Sea about 78 km from the city Valencia on mainland of Spain. The Island has been well known for its clubs and parties. It's also a great family holiday destination which has been heavily promoted over the last few years.
Ibiza is the third largest Island among fifty Islands in the Balearic archipelago. Also known as the Pine Islands this Island is closely located to its larger sister Island Mallorca and just a 45 minutes boat ride away from its smaller sister Island Formentera. One of the highest points on the Island is Sa Talaiassa which is 476 meters above sea level.
The total surface of Ibiza is 571.04 sq.km and has a coastline of 210 km long. Ibiza has three major towns and a number of small resorts which all have plenty of accommodation for tourism's busiest holiday times which is from April until late September. The Island is geared for tourism with 75% of the Island businesses only opening for the summer season.Read more about Ibiza the Island.
The Island has thirteen well known resorts and towns, Ibiza town being the largest town and the capital of the Island. San Antonio is the second largest town and is the biggest tourist resort of the Island. Santa Eulalia is the third largest town with more residential apartments than hotels. Es Cana, Playa Den Bossa, Talamanca and Portinatx are all tourist resorts with there own character and all have beach front holiday accommodation. Cala Llonga, Cala Tarida, Cala San Vicente and Figueretes are all smaller resorts all with there own beaches and own charisma.
The major attractions to the Island have been the nightlife and beaches. The weather of Ibiza during the months of June, July and August can go well into the high 30's. The water temperatures over the summer months average around 25 c. Experience the true Ibiza vibe by visiting the North of the island's famous beaches, where after seafood paella you can watch the sun go down on a Sunday's drumming session from the old Ibiza hippies.
Ibiza has something for everyone and a holiday on Ibiza will give you a memory for a lifetime. See More about Ibiza.
Clubbing on Ibiza has been one of the main attractions to the Island for over 30 years. The Island its said to have the best night life in the world and the six super clubs that power that night life have been running strong for the past few decades. The clubs on Ibiza are special and you cant visit Ibiza without visiting the one of the top clubs. Top DJ’s from around the world spin the latest tunes every night throughout the summer season. Check out the clubs